Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


    between 1736 and 1763


Printed and Sold at the Printing-Office in Bow-Church-Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 1700

Title: The bloody gardener's cruelty; or, The shepherd's daughter betrayed

First Line: Come all you constant lovers, and to me lend an ear


ESTC: T207045

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusCruel mother


IconClass Codes:
25F3(+5): Birds (+ animal(s) in motion; positions, expressions of animals)
31AA236: Lying figure - AA - female human figure
44G511: Murderer
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
31E234632: Violent death by dagger, knife
41D212: Coat, cape
25I3: Farm or solitary house in landscape
44G5111: Murder
44G321(GIBBET): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment (with NAME)
31E3: The corpse


Shelfmark: Harding B 1(100)

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